Manhattan Fire Protection District
Manhattan Fire Protection District

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Stay Safe and Warm This Winter!

January 14

As the temperature outside drops, Manhattan families take to the indoors to keep safe and warm. What they may not realize is that turning up the heat can increase the risk of home heating fires.

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), half of all home-heating fires occur during the winter months. On average, NFPA research shows that heating equipment is involved in more than ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2015 Todd Burke Scholarship Application Available

January 09

The Manhattan Firefighters’ Association is proud to announce the opening of the application period for the Todd Burke Memorial Scholarship. Todd Burke exemplified the qualities and commitment necessary to impact the future of emergency care. The association wants to help other promising young adults, ages 17-24, gain an education and impact the future as Todd did. One $500 scholarship will be awarded ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2015 Course Offerings

January 02

Are you looking for a CPR, 1st Aid or Babysitting Class? Here are our course offerings for 2015.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Manhattan Fire Protection District Tells Homebuyers to “Ask for Home Fire Sprinklers” When Building a New Home

December 05

The Manhattan Fire Protection District wants the community to know about a new online interactive guide from the national nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) that provides information about home fire sprinklers. The “Ask For Them!” consumer guide is ideal for safety-conscious consumers who are building new homes or are just simply interested in learning about home fire sprinklers.

“When ... (Full Story & Photos)

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 1899 Hose Cart
1899 Hose Cart

Welcome to the Official Website for the Manhattan Fire Protection District

Manhattan Fire Protection District, December 01

In September of 1899, The Village of Manhattan purchased two #6 hose carts, 650 feet of safety hose, two play pipe nozzles, and other equipment from the New York Belting Company, for 450 dollars. When the village started installing water mains in the 1890's, it was then possible to have pressurized water available for firefighting, which could be applied through the hose and nozzles carried on the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Manhattan, IL 60442
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